Asia

Shows

The Art of Influence: Asian Propaganda at the British Museum

The Art of Influence: Asian Propaganda at the British Museum

Posted July 25th, 2013

Asia, Politics, Propaganda, Shows

For thousands of years, rulers have used propaganda to promote their authority, build support for wars and strengthen control over their states. However, propaganda may also come from the grass roots—individuals or organizations expressing patriotism or resistance. The Art of Influence: Asian Propaganda (until 1… Read More

Shows

Fiercely Modern – Art of the Naga Warrior

Fiercely Modern – Art of the Naga Warrior

Posted July 16th, 2013

Asia, India, Shows

Naga describes a group of culturally and linguistically linked, but distinct tribes living on the border between India and Burma who had the reputation for being fearsome headhunters. The Rubin Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition, Fiercely Modern: Art of the Naga Warrior, explores the societal… Read More

Shows

Art of Yoga – First Exhibition on Visual History of Yoga

Art of Yoga – First Exhibition on Visual History of Yoga

Posted June 20th, 2013

Art History, Asia, Shows

Yoga is a global phenomenon, practiced by millions of people seeking spiritual insight or better health. Few, however, are aware of yoga’s rich diversity and historical transformations. Opening Oct. 19 at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, “Yoga: The Art of Transformation”—the world’s first exhibi­tion about… Read More

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan: The Mysteries of the Civilisation of Mouru

Turkmenistan: The Mysteries of the Civilisation of Mouru

Posted April 7th, 2013

Art History, Asia, Turkmenistan

The Mouro, the 5th oldest civilization on earth left dishes with traces of cannabis, poppy, ephedrine and soma from around 2500 bc in the deserts of Turkmenistan. The Mouru might have been followers of Zoroastrianism, but not much is known about them yet and the… Read More

Internet

Artshare – Asia gets online art selling platform

Artshare – Asia gets online art selling platform

Posted April 3rd, 2013

Art Dealers, Asia, Contemporary Art, Internet

Artshare calls itself “the world’s first online platform dedicated to the exhibition and sale of modern and contemporary Asian art”. IT will launch on 15 April 2013, trying to compete with other platforms like seditionart.com, Ocula or Saffronart who have started to tackle the asian… Read More

Shows

No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia

No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia

Posted February 25th, 2013

Asia, Contemporary Art, Shows

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York presents No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, the inaugural exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. The New York presentation features work by 22 artists and collectives representing some of the most… Read More

Shows

Contemporary Bangladeshi art at the Guggenheim

Contemporary Bangladeshi art at the Guggenheim

Posted January 15th, 2013

Asia, Bangladesh, Contemporary Art, Shows

From February 22, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will host the exhibition ‘No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia’, featuring works by 22 artists from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. This is the… Read More

Festivals

Asian Art in London

Asian Art in London

Posted October 26th, 2012

Asia, England, Festivals

Asian Art in London , a 10-day festival opening Thursday, will offer collectors a treasure trove from thousands of years of Asian culture, including ceramics, paintings, sculptures, jade, jewelry, textiles, metalwork and furniture originating from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Central Asia… Read More

Korea

Korean Artist Project launches new website

Korean Artist Project launches new website

Posted August 25th, 2012

Asia, Galleries, Internet, Korea

The Korean Artist Project, which comprises three-year plan spanning from 2011 to 2013, is a global online platform that presents a series of virtual exhibitions featuring artworks by Korean contemporary artists. Its mission is to promote them internationally, allowing them to enter into the global… Read More